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THE VIEW FROM MY DOOR :: COMMUNITY CREATED PUBLIC ART

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Fri., March 17 
Call for Photographs
Various Locations/Summit County

The Summit County Public Art Board is launching the second installation of its Dark Storefronts project. The goal is to bring people and creative energy to commercial buildings, making them interesting community gathering spaces.

The View From My Door asks community members to share their creative spirit by submitting a photograph that represents the world as seen from a place they call home. This exhibit celebrates our sense of place, our definition of home, and our connection to our community. Images will be designed into large format posters by local curators Amy MacDonald and Nancy Stoaks and placed in windows across Summit County. Submit online at darkstorefronts.org.

PARK CITY LIBRARY

Application Deadline: April 1
Visual Art Exhibition

Park City, UT


The Park City Library hosts art exhibitions to expose residents to new art forms and ideas, foster creativity, inspire curiosity, and provide exhibition opportunities for the artistic community. Each year from March 1 - April 1, the Library will accept applications from artists for three month exhibits of 10-20 pieces that connect to one another and tell a story.  Artists will receive notification about selection within four weeks of the application deadline. If you or an artist you know might be interested, please visit this link for submission details.

SUMMIT ARTS SHOWCASE

Application Deadline: April 15
Local Artist Showcase and Sale

Oakley, UT

The Park City Summit County Arts Council announces a call for artists for the 2017 Summit Arts Showcase at the Red Barn in Oakley.  The event is scheduled for Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24. Local artists working in all media are encouraged to apply for this juried show. Selected artists will be notified by May 1 and registration is due by May 15.  More details and the registration form is available online here.
UTAH PUBLIC ART

Deadline: March 31/April 7
Site Specific Public Art Projects


4th District Court/Provo, UT
Dept. of Alcoholic Beverages/West Valley City, UT

The Utah Public Art Program announces a call for artist's qualifications for two site specific public art projects: a new Courts facility for the 4th District in Provo and a new Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control facility in West Valley City.  Utah resident artists are encouraged to apply.

 
PARK SILLY
SUNDAY MARKET


Deadline: Until filled
Call for Vendors and Featured Artists


Park City, UT 

The Park Silly Sunday Market is accepting applications for vendors and featured artists for its 2017 Summer Markets which will occur June 4 - September 17. Categories include: artisan, importer, jeweler, designer, gourmet food, snack, and farmer. More information and application available here.


15 BYTES BOOK AWARDS

Deadline:  April 1
Annual Book Awards

15 Bytes, a publication of the nonprofit Artists of Utah, is seeking nominations for favorite art books, novels, short story and poetry collections, and creative nonfiction for this year's book awards.

To be eligible, a nominated book must be
- Written by a Utah resident or former resident and/or has a Utah theme or setting
- Published in 2016 as indicated by the original copyright date
- Professionally published and bound, and assigned an ISBN

A nominator should coordinate with the author or publisher to have three copies of the nominated book submitted to:

Artists of Utah
P.O. Box 526292
Salt Lake City, UT 84152


HARPO FOUNDATION

Deadline: April 21

The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support artists who are underrecognized by their fields. The Foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and to encourage new modes of thinking about art. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its Grants for Visual Artists program. Through the annual program, direct support grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to underrecognized artists 21 years or older.

To be eligible, applicants must be a self-defined underrecognized visual artist 21 years or older and a citizen of United States. There is a $15 application fee. For complete program guidelines, information about previous grant recipients, and application instructions, see the Harpo Foundation website.


WESTERN ARTS ALLIANCE

Deadline: March 24

Western Arts Alliance Members can nominate emerging and early career artists for the WAA Launchpad start-up program. Launchpad participants receive a three-year bundle of technical assistance, professional development, mentoring, promotional benefits, and WAA membership.

Western Arts Alliance is a focused, dynamic community of arts professionals. The nominator form is located here. Nominees will be invited to submit an application for the program by April 7.

 

DESIGN TRUST FOR
PUBLIC SPACE


Deadline: March 26

The Design Trust Equitable Public Space Fellowship Program, now in its second year, supports the next generation of urban designers, architects, landscape architects, planners, engineers, public policy, and public health experts in creating more democratic and fair cities. The selected Fellow will join the Design Trust staff from June 2017 to July 2018. More information and the application form is here.


UDAM: Teacher Initiated Grants

Deadline:  Ongoing/quarterly review

Are you a third grade teacher who wants to play the trumpet? How about making jewelry from fused glass? Or are you a pottery teacher who would like to write poetry? The Teacher Initiated Project (TIP) grant program is for classroom teachers who desire to explore new creative learning opportunities. Grant awards are for $500 to pay for a teaching artist's time. 

DEER VALLEY
MUSIC FESTIVAL


Summer Development Interns
Deadline: April 5

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s is seeking summer interns to assist the Development Department with its administrative, presentational, promotional, and onsite operational aspects of the Deer Valley Music Festival. Interns will interact with patrons, individual donors, corporate sponsors, orchestra members, and guest artists; therefore, a professional and mature demeanor is required.

College students and graduate students with an interest in Arts Management or Non-Profit Fundraising are encouraged to apply. Application materials should include a resume and cover letter. Internships begin June 5 and end August 7, 2017. Please send resume and cover letter to Heather Weinstock at vipevents@usuo.org.

KIMBALL ART CENTER
 
Various Positions
Deadline:  Until filled

The Kimball Art Center is looking for individuals who are inspired by their mission, vision and values for a variety of roles. More information and applications available here.

Current Job/Volunteer Openings:
  • Development Director
  • Figure Model
  • Art Instructors
  • Parley's Park Visual Arts Volunteers
  • Storytime for Tots Volunteers

KPCW

General Manager
Deadline:  Until Filled

Park City’s community radio station is looking for the next leader to manage and grow a community treasure. Journalism, sales, management, and broadcast experience are all essential for this key position. Cover letter and resume via email only to: lwarren@kpcw.org.  The full job description is posted here.

PARK CITY SUMMIT COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL

Summer Internship
Deadline: Until Filled

The Arts Council is seeking 1-2 summer interns to help produce and manage events, prepare marketing materials, and assist with other projects that promote arts and culture in our community.  Work can be done remotely with occasional in-person meetings. 

Interns will receive experience in growing a small arts organization, develop an understanding of the role the Arts Council plays in the community, and grow their portfolio of work products to share with prospective employers.

Please send an email to admin@pcscarts.orgexpressing your interest, along with a brief summary of your background/experience and why this internship is a good fit for you.  
 
 
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